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Many different KHS sports experienced heartbreaking ends to their seasons and regular season games.

Top five heartbreaking KHS sports moments

Nicholas Copeland, sports editor January 25, 2024

KHS sports have had a lot of ups and downs this year, from close finishes, stunning losses or a little bit of both. Here are the top five most heartbreaking moments for a Pioneer sports fan of 2023   ...

Head coach Jeremy Maclin smiles during a Kirkwood win over Hazelwood West High School on Oct. 20, 2023.

Return of the Mac

Owen Spiegel, sports writer December 13, 2023

The last time head coach Jeremy Maclin donned the pads for Kirkwood High School, he lost to Webster Groves in the 2005 Turkey Day game. During Maclin’s tenure as head coach, Kirkwood has won the past...

Senior football players stand as captains before their game.

Tackling Turkey Day

Mia Intagliata, opinions editor December 5, 2023

Thanksgiving: the day most Americans will spend laying by the fire, watching the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and avoiding politics at dinner. Not in Kirkwood. Since 1907, KHS and WGHS have...

Chris Potter, junior, breaks into his route during a game against Hazelwood Central.

Photo Gallery: Best of fall sports

Abe Rappaport, photographer November 8, 2023

As the fall sports season begins to wrap up let's take a look at the best photos from the past two months. Featured sports include, Girls Golf, Football, Cheerleading, and Pommies.

Head Coach Jeremy Maclin looks back at the camera during a matchup against De Smet on Aug. 25

Pioneer Football: (roughly) mid-season report and future predictions

Owen Spiegel, Sports Writer October 6, 2023

Kirkwood has started the 2023 season 4-1 on the back of a high-performing defense, but there are questions remaining for the offense. Here’s TKC’s take on the good, the bad and the ugly from the first...

The Kirkwood Girls Field Hockey varsity team prepares for their first game on 8/25

Fall sports preview

Brennan Rea and Nicholas Copeland September 18, 2023

As August rolls in, KHS athletes come home from their summer vacations and gear up for another year of chasing state championships and district titles. Also listed below is each team's first 3 events.       “I...

The cheerleaders hold the sign as they wait for the football players.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs. Eureka Sept. 8, 2023

Tess Hubbard, photographer September 17, 2023

On Friday, Sept. 8th, the KHS football team played Eureka's football team. The team took the win with a score of 14-10, making it their second win of the season. Senior Rick Williams, caption of the football...

Emma Frate, junior, and Audrey Bernabo, senior, pose for a picture together.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Unified Night Lights

Caroline Pearson, photographer August 28, 2023

On Wednesday, September 20th Kirkwood high school hosted Unified Night Lights, and ended in a win with a whopping score of 99. People with and without disability's, partnered up with one of the high school...

Macon stares down the pitcher while getting ready for his next at-bat.

Tyler Macon

Brennan Rea, sports writer May 10, 2023

University of Memphis Computer Science When opposing football and baseball teams arrive at KHS, there is one player who is always circled on their scouting reports: Tyler Macon. According to KHS...

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